Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3202

Description

Wood frame with chamfered and notched uprights and square chamfered edge on the top and bottom; holds four rectangular panes of glass; the top has a shaped opening and is fitted with a pierced tin panel and a wire handle; the upright post projects through the top and bottom; one side has cotter-pin hinges and a loop wire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
glass (material)
hardwood
tin (metal)
wire
Hardwood
Glass
Tin
Wire
LANTERN

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 x 5.875 x 5.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.985

Date

1780-1820 (Possibly)